Re: Reply options

From: "Mrs. Gail Watson" <>
Subject: Re: Reply options
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 1997 06:06:29 +0000

> Hi Gail,
> Thanks for your comments. You're right that if you simply hit the reponse
> or reply option, your reply will go to the private mail of the sender,
> however typically you are also given the option to "Reply to all
> recipients". This would address the cc to the group list, as I have done
> on this message. (Gail you may get this twice!)

Yes I did :-)

> I will check to see if there is some way to make the list the primary
> default for reply, however, to my knowledge, this is the way our lists
> have worked in the past. Tell me, does the software you use not give you
> this Reply-to-all option?
> Linda

Linda, yes, my email does give me that option (and I'm using  it 
now.)  I don't know how listservs are configured, but I'm forwarding 
an email I received in another list I subscribe to, and you can 
plainly see that the "reply to" field is the list.  
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Hi all,   snip....
This makes the default be group discussion, which is a good way for 
lists to be that are trying to encourage group discussion.

Good luck!

Mrs. Gail Watson
Computer Technologist
Pattie Elementary School
16125 Dumfries Rd.
Dumfries, Virginia,  22026   USA